Braden Holtby (G)
2011-12: Appeared in 40 games with Hershey, posting a record of 20-15-2, a goals-against average of 2.61 and save percentage of .906...Appeared
in his 100th AHL game on February 18, 2012 at Manchester, earning third-star honors with 33 saves in a 2-1 Bears victory...Recalled by Washington
on March 18 and spent the remainder of the season in the NHL... Posted a record of 4-2-1 in seven regular-season games with the Capitals...Earned the
starting goaltender spot for the Caps and helped defeat the defending Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins in seven games...In 14 total postseason
contests, ranked third in save percentage (.935) and goals-against average (1.95).
2010-11: Appeared in 30 games for the AHL's Hershey Bears and six playoff games ... Made his NHL debut with the Washington Capitals ... Played in 14 games for the Caps with an impressive 1.79 GAA and a .934 save percentage ... Recorded two wins and two losses while playing for Washington in 736 minutes of play.
2009-10: Played 12 games for the ECHL's South Carolina Stingrays ... Had seven wins and two losses in 712 minutes of play ... Played in 37 games throughout the season for the AHL's Hershey Bears ... Recorded his first professional shutout against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins while playing for the Bears in a 38-save effort ... Had 24 wins and eight losses while playing for Hershey during the 2009-10 campaign and worked alongside Capitals' Michal Neuvirth while on the Bears ... Played in three playoff games for Hershey, going 2-1 ... Selected for the ECHL All Star game, stopping 15 of 20 shots faced.
2008-09: Was a commanding force in net for Saskatoon, nearly doubling his wins from the previous two seasons with 40 in 3,571 minutes of ice time ... Ranked second in the WHL in wins and tied for third in shutouts (6) ... Compiled a .910 save percentage and a 2.62 GAA in 61 games played ... Had 40 of the Blades' 49 wins as the Blades went on to clinch the Eastern Division regular season title ... Played in all seven of the Blades' playoff games with a .912 save percentage and 2.32 GAA in his first-ever playoff appearance with the team ... Named to the WHL East First All Star Team ... Was named the Eastern Conference Goaltender of the Year and was a finalist for WHL Goaltender of the Year ... Was recalled to the AHL's Hershey Bears as a backup in one playoff game during their Calder Cup run.
2007-08: Served as the main netminder in his sophomore season with the Blades of the WHL in 3.632 minutes of play ... Gathered 25 wins and 29 losses in 64 games ... Achieved a GAA of 2.84 and was 15th among WL goalies with a .908 save percentage ... The 2008 NHL Entry Draft by Central Scouting rated him fourth among North American goaltenders.
2006-07: Played with Saskatoon of the WHL as a rookie, appearing in 51 games with a GAA of 3.21 ... Compiled 17 wins and 29 losses, while manning the pipes for 2,725 minutes of play ... Had a .895 save perentage and 17 of the Blades' 27 wins ... Chosen to play in the World Junior Championship's U-18 tournament in Finland as Team Canada's backup goalie ... Played for nine minutes in the last period of the third-place game against Sweden, stopping 10 of 12 shots faced.
2005-06: Debuted with the Saskatoon Blades of the WHL, playing in one game and stopping 49 of 53 shots he faced ... Was named the top star in the game despite losing to the Calgary Hitmen 4-3 ... Also played for the Saskatoon Blazers of the SMHL.